Estate Settlement Appraisals in CA by Berge Company Appraisers

Settling an estate is often stressful, but a very important job. As an executor you have been entrusted to carry out the wishes of the deceased as swiftly and with as much dignity as possible. You can count on us to act quickly and with as much empathy to the feelings of everyone in bereavement.

We've made a name for ourselves in supplying top-notch appraisals that lawyers and accountants have come to depend on. Usually, all parties will have differing ideas of how the appraisal process should work; however, our experience of the estate process will undoubtedly satisfy all parties involved. We produce appraisal reports that exceed the requirements of the courts and other agencies.

Contact us immediately to discuss your personal estate appraisal needs and how we can put our experience to work for you.

Settling an estate usually requires an appraisal to ascertain fair market value for the property therein. We empathize that in times like this, even thinking about an appraisal is the furthest thought from your mind. Of course, you need to be there for your loved ones first. Berge Company Appraisers assures that we are comfortable with the procedures and requirements requested by revenue services to provide a retroactive appraisal with an effective date and fair market value estimate matching the date your loved one passed away. The ethical requirements stated within the Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP) binds our company to confidentiality, certifying the highest degree of discretion for you.

Many people do not understand that the IRS requires information filed to support the numbers involved in estate sales.

An accurate report showing the appraiser's opinion of value is necessary to support the methods the appraiser used to come to his conclusions. Such a report will clearly demonstrate to the IRS that the numbers used are well-founded and correct.

An executor will be over-joyed by a report by Berge Company Appraisers which will provide him irrefutable facts and numbers to deal with the IRS and CA state agencies' requirements. It assures peace of mind to everyone concerned because we are there to stand behind the appraisal if it is ever challenged.

An exhaustive report showing the appraiser's opinion of value is important to back the methods the appraiser used to come to his conclusions.